This department provides a space for current and past PK–12 teachers of mathematics to connect with other teachers of mathematics through their stories that lend personal and professional support.
This article presents an example of discovering an idea through creative play. After some trial and error, I drew a wonderful image, which I later learned was a two-dimensional view of a four-dimensional shape called tesseract.
Deanna Pecaski McLennan
For the Love of Mathematics
Amanda K. Riske, Catherine E. Cullicott, Amanda Mohammad Mirzaei, Amanda Jansen, and James Middleton
We introduce the Into Math Graph tool, which students use to graph how “into" mathematics they are over time. Using this tool can help teachers foster conversations with students and design experiences that focus on engagement from the student’s perspective.
Tyrone Martinez-Black and Sara K. Rezvi
Ear to the Ground features voices from several corners of the mathematics education world.
Melissa A. Gallagher, Laura Ellis, and Travis Weiland
Teachers can employ four strategies that students in K–12 already know and use in literacy to better comprehend mathematical word problems.
Tracy E. Dobie and Eleanor R. Anderson
This article explores how teachers can use the sentence stems “I notice” and “I wonder” to deepen professional conversations with colleagues, both in person and in online spaces.
Emily P. Bonner
Ear to the Ground features voices from various corners of the mathematics education world.